Penne pasta with sausage and green peas

Pasta with sausage

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Penne pasta combined with paprika sausage and green peas is a dish that can be made just in a few minutes. If you are looking for a recipe for a quick dinner, this pasta is exactly what you need. The pasta and sauce can be made in less than 30 minutes. Fry the sausage in a pan, add peas and cream cheese. Cook the pasta separately and combine with the cooked ingredients.

I used penne pasta to prepare this dish. In addition, I opted for a gluten-free version of the pasta. In fact, you can choose any pasta you have at home, it does not have to be penne.

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Penne with sausage an green peas
Pasta with paprika sausage

How to make pasta with paprika sausage.

  • 350 g slightly spicy paprika sausage
  • 200 g frozen green peas
  • 200 ml water
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 150 g dill flavoured cream cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 300 g penne pasta (I used gluten-free)
  • 1 teaspoon of salt for cooking pasta
  • 1 green onion

How to make penne pasta with sausage.

Boil the pasta in water salted with one teaspoon of salt, according to the instructions on the package. When cooked, pour it through a colander.

Peel the sausage, cut it into very small cubes, then put it in a pan and fry over a medium heat for 5-6 minutes. After that, add frozen peas, water, black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Carry on cooking it on a low heat for 10 minutes. One minute before the end of cooking, add the cream cheese and mix well. Combine the sausage sauce with the warm pasta and finely chopped green onions.

Penne with paprika sausage
Pasta with paprika sausage

Good to know when making pasta with sausage.

Penne cooked for 9-10 minutes will have a so-called al dente consistency, i.e. slightly undercooked. My recommendation is to cook the pasta for 12 to 14 minutes.

I decided to choose paprika sausage. In Hungary, such sausage is plentiful, so I had no problem buying it. You can use any type of sausage in this dish, but it is important that it has paprika in it.

Do you like pasta dishes? If so, try our recipe for Pasta with pumpkin and cheese sauce.

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